Los Angeles, 15th February 2023 The US Music division of international artist management company YMU, has announced the promotion of Dani Chavez to the position of Senior Marketing Manager.
Based in Los Angeles, Dani, whose appointment is effective immediately, will continue to report to SuzAnn Brantner, Head of Marketing, YMU Music US, and work closely with the individual artist managers at the company.
Since joining YMU last year, Chavez has spearheaded campaigns for over a dozen acts including international DJ, Valentino Khan, South African prodigy Lloyiso, and multi-platinum rapper, Yung Gravy, whose hit, “Betty (Get Money)”, took 2022 by storm.
Additional artists she works with include Chet Faker, Sullivan King, Passion Pit, 3LAU, and 4B.
Previously, she served as the Head of Digital at Ultra Records. In her time there, she oversaw releases from SOFI TUKKER, Icona Pop, NGHTMRE, Steve Aoki, Anabel Englund and more, including the global rollout of Black Coffee’s Grammy award-winning album, ‘Subconsciously’.
She also worked for hip-hop podcaster Reggie Ossé (also known as Combat Jack) and at Shelter PR, a bicoastal personal public relations firm for the likes of Jeff Goldblum and Hilary Swank. A graduate from NYU, she spent her college years at A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs’ Fool’s Gold Records in Brooklyn where she first fell in love with dance music.
Dani Chavez said, “At YMU I’ve been able to advocate for artists in a way I never have before. Helping them achieve their vision in everything they do – whether that’s merchandise designs, album rollouts, or brand partnerships – is my greatest joy. I’m excited to continue doing so and growing at the company.”
SuzAnn Brantner said, “I am thrilled to promote Dani to Senior Marketing Manager. She has shown exceptional marketing skills, creative acumen, and a deep understanding of artists’ needs. She is and will continue to be a valuable member of the executive marketing team.”
Anthony Rodol, Managing Director, YMU Music US, said, “In the year since Dani joined us, she has proven to be an exceptional marketing executive and a hugely important member of our team. This promotion is recognition of the key role she now plays at YMU.”